- What is it about old-timey language that just sounds so adorable? While some of these are, I would argue, still in use (erstwhile, anyone? Trumpery?), this list contains a number of suitably fantastic-sounding words that should be added back into the lexicon.
- I once dreamed that I lived in a town called Bookville populated entirely with bookstores, libraries and the occasional coffee shop. Imagine my surprise when I discovered that it sort of actually exists! Hobart, New York, here I come.
- We like it when people say nice things about our books. The Sachem & Glanbrook Gazette said that The Grand River is “sure to be a classic”, so naturally we think they’re swell.
- If you’ve ever written a poem, a short story, a novel, hell, even a blog post, you might have succumbed to a case of the dreaded writer’s block. In this interesting article, read about where writer’s block comes from and how to get over it.
- And finally, for those who like things a little bit meta, here’s a list of books about books for your reading pleasure.
Thanks for checking out this edition of the PQ Weekly Roundup. If you haven’t already noticed, we’ve been shaking things up a bit on the PQL website. We hope you enjoy the new format, but do feel free to drop a line with suggestions for further improvements.